COVID-19 infections ravage Kalamazoo’s Lakeside Academy

Nearly a third of students and nine staff members have test positive for the virus.

COVID-19 infections have swept through a facility for at-risk teenagers in Kalamazoo.

The chair of the board at Lakeside Academy announced Thursday that 37 students and nine staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus.

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That comes as the facility faces intense criticism after a student was restrained and died last week, according to an article on MLive. That student, 16-year-old Cornelius Frederick, also tested positive for COVID-19.

Currently, Lakeside Academy is under orders to house students elsewhere while officials determine if it can continue to operate.

You can read more at MLive.

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